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Your Ultimate Guide to Vienna’s Open Air Cinemas in 2024

Since the dawn of time, stories have been told by humans under the starry sky. In the beginning, it was around a fire where stories were told and acted out in strange dances (we still do that if we’ve had enough to drink). Today, it’s done with popcorn, Dolby surround sound, and projector screens.

Here’s a list of Vienna’s summer open air cinemas, complete with our tips on the films you shouldn’t miss!

VOLXKINO – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

different places all over Vienna (e.g. Karmelitermarkt, Reithofferplatz, Jodok Fink Platz, etc.)

June 7 – September 20


Drinks/food: Bring your own or find a Döner stand

And it’s back again for another year: the nomadic wandering cinema. The Volxkino will be hosting pop-up film screenings at unusual locations around the city. Included in the various settings are markets, parks and Gemeindebau (social housing complexes) courtyards. All movies will start at nightfall, and entry is free. Equally, pleasantly surprising is the eclectic mix of films in the programme.

Don’t miss Editor’s Picks:

Anatomy of a Fall

When: Sat, June 15th, 9pm
Where: Jodok-Fink-Platz, 1080 Vienna, Austria
Language: Original version with German subtitles


Club Zero

When: SUN, June 16th, 9pm
Where: Jodok-Fink-Platz, 1080 Wien, Österreich
Language: Original version with German subtitles

Kino am Dach – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

June 1 – September 15, 9pm

12€ (11€ students), buy tickets online (no box office tickets!)

Food/drink: drinks are available and so is food most of the time. If you’d rather save your money, it’s not hard to sneak in your own stuff from home 😉

Ahhhh, ye’ ol’ favourite amongst the open air cinemas in Vienna – firstly, because of the vast range of films it screens and secondly, because of the view. No matter how warm the night is, there’s a pleasant breeze up at the Kino am Dach – the highest cinema in the city. As always, they’re bringing a stellar programme of international films to the rooftops of Vienna. EVERY! SINGLE! DAY! Check the programme out on their Facebook page or their website.

Don’t miss Editor’s Picks:


When: Sat, June 15th, 9pm
Language: English



When: THU, July 20th, 9pm
Language: English


© Filmarchiv Austria / Sabine Maier

Kino wie noch nie – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

June 27 – August 25, daily from 9:30pm

Food and Drink: organic, seasonal food made with regionally sourced ingredients will be served up at every screening

The beautifully set open-air cinema of the Augarten, Kino Wie Noch Nie, is back again, and we have an inkling that this year’s going to be special. Not only is the atmosphere unique amongst the trees of the park, yet also the film programme they’ve thrown together is always full of old favourites and relatively new hits.

dotdotdot – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

August 4th – August 29th

pay as you wish, but there a suggested amounts on the festival's website:
Reduced € 6,00
Recommended € 8,00
Extra love € 10,00

veggie- & vegan-friendly

cash only

This is the one and only short film festival happening under the starry sky in Vienna, and boy is it a good one. This is the open air cinema you should be attending if you’re looking to broaden your experiences when it comes to film. And trust us, many of the films on the programme will leave you thinking ‘…’.

Keep an eye on the website for details.

© stadt wien marketing Johannes Wiedl

Film Festival at Rathausplatz – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

The Filmfestival on Rathausplatz will still be screening a range of concert films – from Classical to Jazz to Pop/Rock performances – up on a big screen.

Check out the full programme on their website.

Also good to know… there will be an array of 22 food stands set up like always, boasting food from all over the world.


© Stumm & Laut

Stumm & Laut – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

Thu. 22 Aug 2024 , 8pm
Fri. 23 Aug 2024 , 8pm
Sat. 24 Aug 2024 , 8pm


Drinks/food: there are many restaurants in the vicinity, so you’re well taken care of

This special festival is dedicated to screening silent films. But don’t worry, there will be musical accompaniment by multiple bands. This year, Stumm & Laut will be happening yet another time at Columbusplatz in the 10th district.

When:  August 22nd-  August 24th

The full programme is going to be published on their website soon, so stay tuned!


via Facebook

Silent Cinema OPEN AIR CINEMA TOUR 2024 – Open Air Cinemas in Vienna

June 10th, 7:30pm
July 16th, 7:30pm
August 19th, 6:45pm


veggie- & vegan-friendly

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Drinks/food: Get your drinks at the bar!

The Silent Cinema Tour is hitting Vienna this summer, screening plenty of awesome movies at the oh-so-famous beach bar, Strandbar Herrmann. Avid party people who know silent discos will know the ‘silent’ concept– you’ll get some wireless headphones through which you’ll be fed the sound from this hit film.

The film has not been announced yet. Keep an eye on the website for details.


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